The Sensory Perception Quotient (SPQ): development and validation of a new sensory questionnaire for adults with and without autism. The Sensory Perception Quotient (SPQ)-Short measures sensory sensitivity on the factors vision, hearing, touch, taste, and smell.

1. I would be able to distinguish different people by their smell.

Question 1 of 10

2. I would be able to taste the difference between two brands of salty potato chips/crisps.

Question 2 of 10

3. I can hear electricity humming in the walls.

Question 3 of 10

4. I would be able to notice a tiny change (for example, 1 degree) in the temperature of the weather.

Question 4 of 10

5. I would be able to taste the difference between apparently identical pieces of candy.

Question 5 of 10

6. I would be able to tell the weight difference between two different coin sizes on the palm of my hand, if my eyes were closed.

Question 6 of 10

7. I would be able to smell the smallest gas leak from anywhere in the house.

Question 7 of 10

8. I would be the first to hear if there was a fly in the room.

Question 8 of 10

9. If I look at a pile of blue sweaters in a shop that are meant to be identical, I would be able to see differences between them.

Question 9 of 10

10. I can see dust particles in the air in most environments.

Question 10 of 10


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